Or at least he is less enthusiastic about it ever since Dick Cook “unwillingly” resigned from Disney after 38 years. Depp described Cook “instantly trustworthy” and always in Depp’s corner when others were skeptical of his perfomance as Jack Sparrow.

From the Los Angeles Times:

As for the fourth planned “Pirates” movie, Depp said while he has a potential deal in place that will depend on how good the script is, his passion for the project at the moment has been severely dampened by the news that Cook will no longer be around.

“There’s a fissure, a crack in my enthusiasm at the moment,” Depp said. “It was all born in that office.”